Favorite Molasses Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 60
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1 cup sugar
1 cup shortening
1 cup molasses dark -- plus
3 tablespoons molasses dark
3/4 cup warm water
1 large egg
3 teaspoons baking soda -- add to water
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ginger
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves

Preparation / Directions:

Cream sugar and shortening, add molasses, then water, egg and remaining ingredients. Add enough flour to make a nice thick dough. Chill several hours or overnite. Roll out and cut into 3" rounds. Bake at 400 for 8 min. or till done. Sprinkle with sugar.


Nutritional Information:

45 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (68% calories from fat); trace Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 3mg Cholesterol; 100mg Sodium

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